Get Active - Physical Activity Co-ordinator

Employer
Brent Council
Location
Wembley, London (Greater)
Salary
£27,483 - £29,517 p.a. inc.
Closing date
24 Oct 2021

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Sector
Leisure and Culture
Contract Type
Contract

Job Details

Make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Brent residents  

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

Be part of a dynamic, innovative team working towards improving the health and wellbeing of Brent residents.

The post holder will develop and deliver a range of activities aimed at increasing participation in physical activity for non-active residents within the borough to support in improving health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on mental wellbeing (stress, anxiety, depression, loneliness).

This will involve working with other partners such as sports centres, community groups, health professionals and local residents in order to meet their needs.

The Person

Are you passionate about supporting local communities?  Do you have knowledge and experience in the area of health improvement, particularly physical activity and mental wellbeing?

Do you have knowledge and experience of how physical activity can help improve health and wellbeing?

Do you have experience in planning, coordinating and delivering activity sessions?

You need to have good communication skills. Can you work well on your own initiative and as part of a team?

You also need to be proficient in use of Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

If this sounds like you…Get in touch!

Closing Date: 24 October 2021 (23:00)

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk.  Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially. 

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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What make us different?

Brent has a diverse artistic community, a wide range of cultural activities and award-winning parks. Each community in Brent has its own cultural celebrations including one of Europe's biggest Irish festivals and the Hindu Diwali festival, which attracts around 40,000 people each year. The borough is home to 'Mahogany', the innovative designer for carnival and theatrical costumes and the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn. Brent, located in the northwest of Greater London, is one of London's most diverse boroughs.

Great values!

Brent It is one of the most culturally and racially diverse of all local authorities in England and Wales. Brent is working to be a safer, more attractive and more environmentally-friendly borough, with great opportunities for people to work and thrive.
 
Why work for Brent?

  •  Good road and rail links into central London.  Competent and skilled work teams.  A trusting working environment.  Very attractive pension arrangements. Salary progression. Free season ticket loan scheme. 


Would you like to work in a diverse and cultural environment?

Brent may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 8937 1234
Location
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley
HA9 0FJ
GB

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